Christopher Koikoi

Christopher Koikoi

Safety Manager

Thungela Resources

Chris Koikoi started his mining career in1987 as a miner at Vaal Reefs Gold Mine in Orkney near Klerksdorp. He transferred to the Safety department in 1990.

He became an employee of African Rainbow Minerals in 1998 where he worked as an ESH (Environment, Safety & Health) Officer until June 2002 from where he  moved on to Mponeng Gold Mine in Carletonville in July 2002 as a Safety, Health &  Environmental Officer.

Chris then joined Anglo Coal, Kleinkopje Colliery, in  June 2006 as a Safety Officer, and was promoted to a Safety  Superintendent position in 2008 and later promoted to a safety Manager’s position from September 2015.
His Qualifications include:

  1. BTech degree – Safety Management (UNISA)
  2. Certificate in Mine Environmental Control / Occupational Hygiene (COM)
  3. Programme for Management Excellence - GIBS and various other short courses / certificates in the Health, Safety, Occupational Hygiene & Environmental disciplines.
  4. Has completed his Master of Business Leadership degree (MBL) (UNISA)